Gazi Shamsur Rahman

Gazi Shamsur Rahman (c. 1921 – 12 August 1998)[1] was a Bangladeshi lawyer, writer, translator, columnist and television personality. He was awarded Ekushey Padak in 1985 and Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1983 by the Government of Bangladesh.[2][3] He wrote over 77[4] books on law and language in English and Bengali language.[5]

Gazi Shamsur Rahman
গাজী শামছুর রহমান
Born1921
Chuknagar, Dumuria, Khulna, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died12 August 1998(1998-08-12) (aged 76–77)
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materAligarh Muslim University
Spouse(s)Jamal Ara Rahman
ChildrenAinun Nishat

Education and careerEdit

Rahman completed his MA and LLB from Aligarh Muslim University.[6] He started his career as a district judge and retired as an additional secretary at the ministry of law of the Government of Bangladesh.[6]

Rahman served as the chairperson of Bangladesh Press Institute and Bangla Academy for two terms during 1990–1992 and 1994–1996.[6][7]

Marriage and familyEdit

Rahman was married to Zamal Ara Rahman (d. 2016),[8] a graduate from Lady Brabourne College in Kolkata.[6] Together they had three daughters and two sons, including Munjiba Shams, Professor at GonoSSVMedicalCollege[9] and Ainun Nishat, a water resource specialist in Bangladesh.[6][8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ মানবতাবাদী ও স্বাধীনচেতা আইনজ্ঞ. Samakal (opinion) (in Bengali). 12 August 2012. Archived from the original on 24 August 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ একুশে পদকপ্রাপ্ত সুধীবৃন্দ [Ekushey Padak winners list] (in Bengali). Government of Bangladesh. Retrieved 23 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ পুরস্কারপ্রাপ্তদের তালিকা [Winners list] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy. Retrieved 23 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Rokomari.com". www.rokomari.com. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  5. ^ বাংলায় আইন রচনা [Essays on law written in Bengali]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 9 February 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b c d e Zakaria, AKM (5 June 2010). পানি নিয়ে ভাবনা [Thoughts on water]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 23 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ বাংলা একাডেমির প্রাক্তন সভাপতিগণ [Former chairpersons of Bangla Academy] (in Bengali). Bangla Academy.
  8. ^ a b "Gazi Shamsur Rahman's wife passes away". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. 16 January 2016. Archived from the original on 24 August 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ DigitalOptimize. "::GonoSSVMedicalCollege::". www.gonosvmc.edu.bd. Retrieved 11 April 2018.